Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 57 41
Rank change year-on-year -36 -16 0
Permanent jobs citing XML 442 543 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.48% 4.40% 5.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.86% 10.34% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 337 451 613
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,050 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5,625 5,253 4,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.24% 42.60% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4,666 4,602 4,059
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in the North West.

Salary trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the North West over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in the North West

XML
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 276 £47,500 +18.75% 56
Cheshire -31 109 £45,000 +15.38% 24
Lancashire +3 37 £37,500 -2.60% 9
Merseyside -35 18 £52,500 +40.00% 16
Cumbria -4 1 - -
XML
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for XML.

1 248 (56.11%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (51.58%) JavaScript
3 225 (50.90%) HTML
4 222 (50.23%) Web Services
5 183 (41.40%) Java
6 180 (40.72%) CSS
7 168 (38.01%) JSON
8 161 (36.43%) SQL
8 161 (36.43%) .NET
9 158 (35.75%) SOAP
10 153 (34.62%) C#
11 141 (31.90%) jQuery
12 127 (28.73%) Scrum
13 124 (28.05%) MVC
14 122 (27.60%) ASP.NET
15 121 (27.38%) OO
16 116 (26.24%) Software Engineering
17 115 (26.02%) SQL Server
18 108 (24.43%) REST
19 97 (21.95%) RESTful
20 96 (21.72%) PHP
20 96 (21.72%) Web Development
21 89 (20.14%) Degree
21 89 (20.14%) Continuous Integration
22 82 (18.55%) WCF
23 81 (18.33%) Finance
24 80 (18.10%) Microsoft
25 79 (17.87%) HTML5
26 76 (17.19%) T-SQL
27 74 (16.74%) MySQL

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (5.66%) Apache
2 18 (4.07%) WebSphere
3 14 (3.17%) CMS
4 13 (2.94%) nginx
5 9 (2.04%) Confluence
6 7 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.58%) JBoss
6 7 (1.58%) WordPress
7 6 (1.36%) ColdFusion
7 6 (1.36%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.13%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.90%) CICS
9 4 (0.90%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (0.68%) IIS
11 2 (0.45%) Anypoint
11 2 (0.45%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.45%) OpenROAD
11 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.45%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 21 (4.75%) Magento
2 5 (1.13%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.68%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.45%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.45%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.45%) Shopify
5 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Exstream
5 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.23%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.23%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 16 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.58%) GitHub
5 4 (0.90%) SaaS
6 3 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.68%) BrowserStack
6 3 (0.68%) MailChimp
6 3 (0.68%) Route 53
7 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.45%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.23%) Force.com
8 1 (0.23%) Office 365
8 1 (0.23%) PaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.23%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 43 (9.73%) HTTP
2 9 (2.04%) FTP
2 9 (2.04%) SSL
3 4 (0.90%) Internet
4 2 (0.45%) Intranet
4 2 (0.45%) RTSP
5 1 (0.23%) ATM
5 1 (0.23%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.23%) SSH
5 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (26.02%) SQL Server
2 74 (16.74%) MySQL
3 44 (9.95%) NoSQL
4 29 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (4.52%) Redis
7 18 (4.07%) Oracle Database
7 18 (4.07%) Relational Database
7 18 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (3.17%) MongoDB
10 11 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (2.26%) Big Data
12 7 (1.58%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (1.58%) DB2
12 7 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.36%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.36%) GIS
13 6 (1.36%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.36%) Riak
Development Applications
1 67 (15.16%) Git (software)
2 51 (11.54%) Subversion
3 44 (9.95%) JIRA
4 42 (9.50%) NUnit
5 39 (8.82%) Jenkins
6 38 (8.60%) MSTest
7 35 (7.92%) Visual Studio
8 23 (5.20%) Selenium
9 22 (4.98%) Grunt
9 22 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (4.75%) gulp
11 18 (4.07%) Eclipse
11 18 (4.07%) Maven
12 14 (3.17%) JUnit
13 13 (2.94%) Cucumber
14 10 (2.26%) Ant
14 10 (2.26%) SonarQube
15 9 (2.04%) Bitbucket
15 9 (2.04%) TeamCity
16 8 (1.81%) Xcode
General
1 81 (18.33%) Finance
2 42 (9.50%) Retail
3 37 (8.37%) Banking
4 22 (4.98%) Law
5 19 (4.30%) Advertising
5 19 (4.30%) Marketing
6 15 (3.39%) Manufacturing
7 14 (3.17%) Investment Banking
8 13 (2.94%) Automotive
9 12 (2.71%) Games
10 6 (1.36%) Electronics
10 6 (1.36%) French Language
10 6 (1.36%) German Language
10 6 (1.36%) Japanese Language
10 6 (1.36%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.90%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.68%) Back Office
12 3 (0.68%) Legal
13 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 268 (60.63%) Developer
2 85 (19.23%) .NET Developer
3 66 (14.93%) C# Developer
4 59 (13.35%) Senior Developer
5 58 (13.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 52 (11.76%) Java Developer
7 45 (10.18%) Software Developer
8 38 (8.60%) Software Engineer
9 30 (6.79%) ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (6.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (6.33%) SQL Developer
11 27 (6.11%) Architect
12 26 (5.88%) PHP Developer
13 25 (5.66%) Senior .NET Developer
14 24 (5.43%) C# Software Developer
15 23 (5.20%) .NET Software Developer
15 23 (5.20%) Analyst
16 22 (4.98%) C# Software Engineer
17 21 (4.75%) .NET Software Engineer
18 20 (4.52%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (50.90%) HTML
2 222 (50.23%) Web Services
3 180 (40.72%) CSS
4 168 (38.01%) JSON
5 161 (36.43%) .NET
6 158 (35.75%) SOAP
7 141 (31.90%) jQuery
8 122 (27.60%) ASP.NET
9 108 (24.43%) REST
10 97 (21.95%) RESTful
11 82 (18.55%) WCF
12 79 (17.87%) HTML5
13 71 (16.06%) XSLT
14 65 (14.71%) Spring
15 62 (14.03%) CSS3
16 59 (13.35%) Ajax
17 50 (11.31%) .NET Framework
18 46 (10.41%) AngularJS
19 44 (9.95%) ASP.NET MVC
20 43 (9.73%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.35%) Computer Science
2 21 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.71%) iPad
6 11 (2.49%) User Experience
7 9 (2.04%) CMDB
8 8 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (1.81%) Life Science
8 8 (1.81%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.58%) Wiki
10 5 (1.13%) Blog
10 5 (1.13%) Chip and PIN
10 5 (1.13%) EPoS
10 5 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.13%) iPhone
10 5 (1.13%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.90%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.90%) Social Media
11 4 (0.90%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 52 (11.76%) Linux
2 45 (10.18%) Windows
3 18 (4.07%) Unix
4 17 (3.85%) Android
5 15 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.94%) Ubuntu
7 12 (2.71%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.58%) Mac OS
9 5 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.90%) AIX
10 4 (0.90%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.90%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.68%) Debian
12 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.45%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.23%) CentOS
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (56.11%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (28.73%) Scrum
3 124 (28.05%) MVC
4 121 (27.38%) OO
5 116 (26.24%) Software Engineering
6 96 (21.72%) Web Development
7 89 (20.14%) Continuous Integration
8 62 (14.03%) Test Automation
9 57 (12.90%) TDD
10 55 (12.44%) OOP
11 53 (11.99%) UML
12 50 (11.31%) Use Case
13 47 (10.63%) E-Commerce
14 46 (10.41%) SDLC
15 44 (9.95%) RUP
16 40 (9.05%) MVVM
17 38 (8.60%) DSDM
18 36 (8.14%) Mentoring
18 36 (8.14%) Unit Testing
19 34 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 228 (51.58%) JavaScript
2 183 (41.40%) Java
3 161 (36.43%) SQL
4 153 (34.62%) C#
5 96 (21.72%) PHP
6 76 (17.19%) T-SQL
7 63 (14.25%) PL/SQL
8 51 (11.54%) C++
8 51 (11.54%) Python
9 35 (7.92%) Ruby
10 25 (5.66%) VB.NET
11 20 (4.52%) C
12 19 (4.30%) Go
13 17 (3.85%) XPath
14 16 (3.62%) VB
15 11 (2.49%) VBA
16 8 (1.81%) Groovy
17 7 (1.58%) Objective-C
18 6 (1.36%) Apple Swift
18 6 (1.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 89 (20.14%) Degree
2 31 (7.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (3.85%) Master's Degree
4 10 (2.26%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.58%) ISEB
6 6 (1.36%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.90%) APMP
7 4 (0.90%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.90%) PMP
7 4 (0.90%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.90%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.90%) Siebel Certification
8 1 (0.23%) CISSP
8 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.23%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.18%) QA
2 10 (2.26%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 3 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.45%) WAI
5 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.71%) Docker
3 2 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.45%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.68%) Puppet
2 3 (0.68%) SCCM
2 3 (0.68%) SCOM
3 1 (0.23%) Kibana
3 1 (0.23%) Nagios
3 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 80 (18.10%) Microsoft
2 69 (15.61%) Oracle
3 18 (4.07%) Google
4 15 (3.39%) SAP
5 9 (2.04%) ServiceNow
5 9 (2.04%) Sybase
5 9 (2.04%) Zend
6 8 (1.81%) Adobe
7 7 (1.58%) HP
8 6 (1.36%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.13%) IBM
9 5 (1.13%) Siebel
9 5 (1.13%) Talend
10 4 (0.90%) Ab Initio
10 4 (0.90%) Chordiant
10 4 (0.90%) Fujitsu
11 3 (0.68%) Informatica
11 3 (0.68%) Sage
11 3 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.68%) Sun